ALEXANDER VALLEY – “TASTE ALEXANDER VALLEY”
HELD EVENT EACH YEAR – 30 WINERIES PARTICIPATE
– 9 TO 10 HOUR DAY –
With more than 40 wineries to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find exactly what suits your palate. Although Alexander Valley is known for its world-famous Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, the area’s gravelly loam soils also boast Zinfandel and Rhone varieties, including the Syrah. Alexander Valley offers a “Taste Alexander Valley” event each year. Over 30 wineries participate in this weekend event in May.
Named after pioneer Cyrus Alexander, the valley stretches 22 miles along the Russian River from Cloverdale to Healdsburg. Just 40 years ago, the valley was known for its succulent prunes and walnuts.
Today, you will find them growing alongside flavorful, rich Chardonnays. Alexander Valley boasts wines perfect for any wine connoisseur. We’ll take you to the warmer northern end of the valley and you can enjoy a Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot, French Syrah, or Italian Sangiovese.
Alexander Valley wine tours are casually elegant. Come see why the locals say that Alexander Valley is easy to get to and hard to leave. We’ll show you the best that this region has to offer!